DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Vacancy Announcement Number: 129-10
Opening Date: October 08, 2010 Closing Date: October 22, 2010
Position: Catering Manager, NF-1101-04
Salary: $16.77 - $19.17 Hourly
Place of Work: DFMWR, The Landing, Fort Rucker, Alabama
Position Status: This is a Permanent position. -- Part Time
Number of Vacancy: 1
Duties: Responsible for the management, supervision and service of all meetings, banquets, and
catered functions in conjunction with the goals and task set forth for the Catering Department.
Directs and supervises catering staff in service standards and policies. Forecast staffing needs and
payroll costs; schedules staff in order to maximize profits consistent with quality service. Directs
staff in setting up of attractive, creative, and imaginative buffet tables and displays. Handles banquet
charges at the conclusion of catered functions for prompt and accurate accounting of all catering
department revenue and expenses. Has client contact during functions, monitors satisfaction, last
minute changes and special requests.
About the Position: Employees are required to attend New Employee Orientation within the first 30
days of employment.
Generally will require working evenings, weekends and holidays.
Applications received by the cut-off date may be considered first but there is no requirement to select
from just those applications; all qualified applicants who apply before the closing date and prior to
the referral being issued can be considered.
If you are a U.S. citizen you must be able to provide one of the following: a current passport, birth
certificate, Certificate of Naturalization and/or Report of Birth Abroad.
Due to a new security process an email address is required.
Who May Apply:
Current and former NAF Employees.
Enlisted active duty military with Commander's approval.
Solid and progressively responsible work experience directly related to the duties to be performed.
Knowledge of catering sales and execution of events is an absolute requirement. Knowledge of and
demonstrated experience in catering, restaurant or grill management, and bar operations. Knowledge
of and experience in event planning, catering, marketing and promotions within the hospitality
industry highly desirable. Experience in hotel or resort catering preferred.
Ability to lead or supervise employees engaged in technical work related to this position.
Demonstrated work experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills,
and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the
work of the position to be filled.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Schedule tour of duty will require evenings, weekends and holiday work hours.
Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI) that will be initiated
prior to appointment to a NAF position.
Satisfactory completion of a National Agency Check (NAC) that will be initiated upon
appointment to a NAF position.
The Department of the Army provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please
notify the servicing civilian personnel unit. Requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a
You will be required to show Social Security card upon appointment to a NAF position.
Documentation to support Military Spouse Preference needs to be submitted at time of application.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
You must include the announcement number on your application.
You may claim Military Spouse Preference.
Applicants claiming veteran's preference must clearly show an entitlement to such preference on
the resume/supplemental data submitted.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in the vacancy announcement may
result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
How to Apply:
Resumes must be received by the closing date of this announcement.
Announcements close at 12:00am (midnight) Eastern Time.
You may send your resume via surface mail to: CPAC-NAF-HRO, NAF HUMAN RESOURCES
OFFICE, 453 NOVOSEL ST, BLDG 5700, RM 280, FORT RUCKER, ALABAMA 36362
You may email your resume to Point of Contact. You must include Job Announcement Number on
the subject line.
Point of Contact: CPAC-NAF-HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE, 334-255-9123, ruck.pecp-
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